Tiago de Faria is an awarded theatre director and university lecturer who has worked in Angola, England, Czech Republic, Morocco, Portugal and Spain. Specialized in performer training techniques Tiago has led various research programs both in England and in Portugal. He is the director and head of research of a centre for performance and artistic studies. He has worked and directed performers and practitioners from several different countries and using unique performing techniques, including: Kathak and Kathakali from India, Butoh and Bunraku from Japan, Clown and Commedia Dell’arte from Italy. He has an MA from Central School of Speech and Drama and is currently finishing his PhD from Winchester University.
Eduardo Gama is a Portuguese theatre maker and sound designer based in Bristol. He has been working professionally in Portugal, England and Greece as an actor, sound designer and director. He is a senior researcher at a centre for performance and artistic studies. Using his background as a musician, Eduardo began to incorporate the use of the body as a musical instrument and musical instruments as an extension of the performer’s body. In his creative work he incorporates a multitude of influences from theatre, dance and martial arts.